I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54
Vintage Books, 1989 - 468 páginas
Considered an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings of the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, and the Mad Caligula to become emperor in 41 A.D. A masterpiece.
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His bringing-up was left to my mother, who managed the household, and never
called on Urgulanilla for any help. My mother treated Drusillus as if he were her
own child, and somehow contrived to forget who his parents were. I never
"He'll be asleep in a few minutes and with two doors between us he won't hear
my cries when Urgulanilla throttles me." Urgulanilla stopped reading and I had no
muttering and crackling of paper to help me fight against my sleepiness.
I sent a reliable freedman to Urgulanilla at Herculaneum to tell her the orders I
had been given, warning her that if she wanted the child to live she must
exchange it, as soon as born, for a dead baby; I had to have a baby of sorts to
expose, and ...
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Masterpiece.Crítica de los usuarios - edwastrivel - Overstock.com
This is a must read especially if you enjoyed the BBC series based on it. Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - harrietbrown - LibraryThing
This follow-up novel to Robert Graves' classic, "I, Claudius" continues the life story of the Roman Emperor Tiberius Claudius. It begins immediately following where the previous novel left off, and ends with his death under mysterious circumstances, and his deification. Leer comentario completo
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